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14 Aug 2018 | 09:08 AM UTC

US: Storms to hit the northeast August 14

United States of America News Alert

Flight disruptions possible at airports in the northeast August 14 due to forecast thunderstorms

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/14/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/14/2018, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Boston

Event

Further stormy weather is forecast for much of the northeast on Tuesday, August 14. Flight delays and cancelations are possible at airports throughout the region, including in New York City-Newark (JKF, LGA, EWR), Washington, DC-Baltimore (BWI, DCA, IAD), Philadelphia (PHL), and Boston (BOS). Disruptions are particularly likely in the afternoon and evening (local time).

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches and warnings for parts of New York state and Pennsylvania. Other transportation disruptions, inducing hazardous driving conditions and rail disruptions, are also possible, along with flooding and power outages. 

Context

Major flight disruptions were reported at New York and Philadelphia airports due to storms on August 13, with numerous cancelations and delays surpassing four hours.

Advice

Individuals in the above areas are advised to confirm travel reservations and follow local weather forecasts.

 

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